The Indian Analyst
 

South Indian Inscriptions

 

 

Volume - IX

Contents

Preface

Part - I

Banas

Vaidumbas

Nolamba-Pallavas

Chalukyas of Badam

Rashtrakutas

Chalukyas of Kalyani

Kalachuryas

Cholas

Hoysalas

Yadavas

Guttas

Alupas

Cholas of Renandu

Part - II

Eastern Chalukyas

Dynasties of Vijayanagara

Ummattur Chiefs

Changalva

Mysore Kings

Miscellaneous

Other South-Indian Inscriptions 

Volume 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Vol. 4 - 8

Volume 9

Volume 10

Volume 11

Volume 12

Volume 13

Volume 14

Volume 15

Volume 16

Volume 17

Volume 18

Volume 19

Volume 20

Volume 22
Part 1

Volume 22
Part 2

Volume 23

Volume 24

Volume 26

Volume 27

Tiruvarur

Darasuram

Konerirajapuram

Tanjavur

Annual Reports 1935-1944

Annual Reports 1945- 1947

Corpus Inscriptionum Indicarum Volume 2, Part 2

Corpus Inscriptionum Indicarum Volume 7, Part 3

Kalachuri-Chedi Era Part 1

Kalachuri-Chedi Era Part 2

Epigraphica Indica

Epigraphia Indica Volume 3

Epigraphia
Indica Volume 4

Epigraphia Indica Volume 6

Epigraphia Indica Volume 7

Epigraphia Indica Volume 8

Epigraphia Indica Volume 27

Epigraphia Indica Volume 29

Epigraphia Indica Volume 30

Epigraphia Indica Volume 31

Epigraphia Indica Volume 32

Paramaras Volume 7, Part 2

Śilāhāras Volume 6, Part 2

Vākāṭakas Volume 5

Early Gupta Inscriptions

Archaeological Links

Archaeological-Survey of India

Pudukkottai

MISCELLANEOUS INSCRIPTIONS IN KANNADA 

VOLUME IX - Part - II 

DYNASTIES OF VIJAYANAGARA

No. 596.

(A.R. No. 176 of 1910.)

On a second slab lying near a wall in the centre of Eraganahalli, Gopichettipalaiyam taluk, Coimbatore district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1462, Vikari, Pushya, ba. 5, corresponding to A.D. 1539 December 29, Monday (not verifiable), in the reign of Achyutaraya-Maharaya.  It records that the pradhana Mallapayya and Kalapa made a gift of land to Brahmanas and Jangamadevas in the presence of the god Nanjundesvara.

No. 597.

(A.R. No. 49 of 1917.)

On a stone set up on the tank-bund at Tammadahalli, Madaksira taluk, Anantapur district.

This is dated Saka 1463, Plava, Kartika, ba. 2, Sanivara, corresponding to A.D. 1541 November 4, Saturday,  in the reign of Achyutadeva-Maharaya.  It records that the tank of the village Tammadihalli having breached at three places, Chenna-Gaunda and Timma-Gaunda repaired the breaches at their own cost and that they were granted kattugodagi land for perpetual enjoyment by Tipparaja Maha-arasu, agent of Venkatadri-Nayaka.

No. 598.

(A.R. No. 715 of 1922.)

On the west wall of the north gopura of the Achyutanarayanasvami temple at Hampi, Hospet taluk, Bellary district.

This undated inscription consists of a Sanskrit verse in praise of king Achyutendra and of four of the usual imprecatory verses.

No. 599.

(A.R. No. 196 of 1913.)

On the nandi-stone in front of the Anjaneya temple at Chitikinahalu, Bellary taluk, same district.

This is not dated.  It records that king Achyutaraya-Maharaya made a gift of the village, Chitikanahalu, for offerings to the god Prasanna-Virupaksha at Jentegal.  The gift was made for the merit of his father Narasnna-Nayaka and was recorded on a copper-plate.  Lingamudre stones were set up on the boundaries of the village.

No. 600.

(A.R. No. 444 of 1920.)

On a slab in front of the Virabhadra temple at Vidapanakallu, Gooty taluk, Anantapur district.

This is very much damaged and the date is lost.  It refers itself to the reign of Achyutadeva-Maharaya and seems to lay down the method of regulating taxes at Vidupanaka[llu].

No. 601.

(A.R. No. 223 of 1913.)

On a stone near a well at Rupanagudi, Bellary taluk, Bellary district.

This is damaged and not dated.  It refers to the Vijayanagara king Achyutadeva-Maharaya and states that some lands in the village Yalape, together with a fixed amount of toll-revenue on betel leaves, grains and the like in the thanya of Rupalagudi were granted for the service of the god [Nara]yanadeva.

No. 602.

(A.R. No. 262 of 1918.)

On a slab set up near the Kallesvara temple at Musuvana-Kallahalli, Harapanahalli taluk, same district.

This inscription, which is in Sanskrit, is damaged and undated.  It states that a certain Annaji who is described as a favourite of the (Vijayanagara) king Achyuta made a grant of the village Kallahalli to Singa-Bhatta, son of Linga-Bhatta of Bharadvaja-gotra, Apastamba-sutra and Yajus-sakha.

No. 603.

(A.R. No. 390 of 1928.)

On a slab set up in a field at Maniyur, a hamlet of Yelluru, Udipi taluk, South Kanara district.

This is very much damaged anddated Saka 1464, Subhakrit, Ashadha, ba  .  (=A.D. 1542).  The name of the king is lost.  It mentions Pandarideva Vodeya, governor of Barakuru and the temple at Yeluru.

No. 604.

(A.R. No. 554 of 1915.)

On a slab set up near the eastern wall of Kanuma-Doddayya’s temple near Kotakalu, Adoni taluk, Bellary district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 14[6]5, Subhakrit, Kartika, su. 11 corresponding to A.D. 1542 October 19 Thursday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasivadeva-Maharaya.  It records that the Mahamandalesvara Koneti-Timmayadeva-Mahaarasu, (son of) Ramaraja, made a gift of gold out of the incomes of bedike, birada and the like in the village Koteyakallu situated in Adavani-valita which had been granted to him by the king for nayakatana, and a plot of land, for the service of the god Hanumantadeva at Koteyakally and for the tirutha-chhatra.  Thegift was made for the merit of the king and for the attainment of Vaikuntha by the donor’s ancestors.  Adavani-Valita is stated to have been a division of Hastinavati in the Muda-nadu.

No. 605.

(A.R. No. 800 of 1917.)

On a boulder near the deserted Channakesavasvami temple at Kondapuram, Hindupur taluk, Anantapur district.

This is dated Saka 1465, Sobhakrit, Vaisakha, su. 15, corresponding to A.D. 1543 April 19, Thursday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasivadeva-Maharaya.  It records that Dalavayi Krishnappa-Nayaka, son of Dalavayi Channama-Nayaka, the Karyakarta of the king, made a gift of the village, Chernuru, surnamed Channakesavapura, for the service of the god Channa-Kesavadeva, with the prayer that the god may be pladed to bestow on Sadasivadeva-Maharaya the throne of the Vijayanagara kingdom permanently.  The village is stated to have been situated in the Penugonerajya.

No. 606.

(A.R. No. 707 of 1922.)

On the south base of the central shrine of the Vitthalasvami temple at Hampi, Hospet taluk, same district.

This is dated Saka 1465, Sobhakrit, Bhadrapada, su. 12, corresponding to A.D. 1543 September 10, Monday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasivaraya-Maharaya.  It records that the village Nituru in Tekkalakote-sime and some fields and a garden at Anegondi granted by the king to Tiruvengalacharya, son of Tirumala-Avuku-Tatacharya of Sathamarshana-gotra Apastamba-sutra and Yajus-sakha were granted for offerings to the god Vitthaladeva.

No. 608.

(A.R. No. 218 of 1913.)

On a rock near the Anjaneya temple at Yalpi, Bellary taluk, same district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 1465, Sobhakrit, Phalguna, su. 10, corresponding to A.D. 1544 March 4, Tuesday (not verifiable), in the reign of Sadasivadeva-Maharaya.  It records that the Mahamandalesvara Ramarajayyadeva-Maha-arasu, agent to the king, granted exemption to the barbers of Yalappeya-sime from siddhaya, terige, bitti, birada and other taxes.

No. 609.

(A.R. No. 398 of 1928.)

On a slab set up in the prakara of the temple of Sankaranarayana at Sankaranarayana, Coondapur taluk, South Kanara district.

This is damaged and dated Saka 14[66], Krodhi, Chaitra, su. 6, Sukravara corresponding to A.D. 1544 March 28, Friday, f.d.t. ’74 in the reign of Sadasivaraya-Maharaya.  It records that Dabugere, disciple of Chenna-Bomma-Vodeya of Meruvumaye, purchased some plots of land and made a gift of them for the service of the god Sankaranarayanadeva during the regime of Chennayarasanna.

No. 610.

(A.R. No. 21 of 1910.)

On a slab set up to the east of the Basavesvara temple at Kunthuru, Kollegal taluk, Coimbatore district.

This record is dated Saka 1467, Krodhi, Sravana, su. 15 corresponding to A.D. 1544 August 3, Sunday (not verifiable).  When the Mahamandalesvara Narayyarajayya of Nandiyala (a feudatory of the Vijayanagara kings), was ruling over Hadinadu-sime, his agent Kamparanna is stated to have made a gift of Kempananjedeva, head of the Mahanandisvara-matha.  The gift was made for the merit of Timmarajayya, Nariyapparajayya and Avubhalarajayya.

No. 611.

(A.R. No. 451 of 1923.)

On a slab preserved in the temple of Hanuman at Muradi, Rayadrug taluk, Bellary district.

This is dated Saka 1467, Krodhi, Sravana, ba. 7, Sanivara corresponding to A.D. 1544 August 9, Saturday,  in the reign of Sadasiva-Maharaya.  It records that, under the orders of the king, Ramarajaya granted an order to his barber Kondoja, exempting the barbers from the tax siddhaya.

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